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Wednesday, 26 October 2005
Eligibility – 2006 (EUROPEAN TEAM)


The European Team is comprised of eight (8) players and a non-playing captain


A. SELECTION BASED ON EUROPEAN TOUR RANKING

The four (4) highest ranked European Players based on the European Tour Order of Merit as of October 31st, 2005 will become eligible to be a Member of the European Team. Each of these four players will be required to provide written confirmation of their participation to the European Team Captain by no later than November 7th, 2005. Should an eligible player fail to provide confirmation by this date, he will be replaced by the next highest ranked European Player from the European Tour Order of Merit as of October 31st, 2005. Such a player will be required to provide written confirmation of his participation to the European Team Captain within two (2) days from the date he receives notice of eligibility.

In the event of a tie (equal position in the European Tour Order of Merit on October 31st, 2005), the captain will select the player(s).


B. SELECTION BASED ON OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKING

The two (2) highest ranked European Players, based on the Official World Golf Ranking as of November 7th, 2005, not otherwise eligible under A above, will become eligible to be a Member of the European Team. Each of these two players will be required to provide written confirmation of their participation to the European Team Captain by no later than November 21st, 2005. Should an eligible player fail to provide confirmation by this date, he will be replaced by the next highest ranked European Player from the November 7th, 2005 World Ranking. Such a player will be required to provide written confirmation of his participation to the European Team Captain within two (2) days from the date he receives notice of eligibility.

In the event of a tie (equal World Ranking position on November 7th, 2005), the captain will select the player(s).


C. CAPTAIN’S SELECTION

The European Team Captain will choose (by latest on Monday, December 19th, 2005) the remaining two players for the European Team.



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Europe vs Asia Golf Championship

Eligibility – 2006 (EUROPEAN TEAM)

EUROPE


For the purposes of selection for the European Team, Europe is defined to include only the following nations and territories: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, C.I.S., Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales.


DEFINITION OF EUROPEAN PLAYER

For the purposes of selection for the European Team, an European Player is any person who:

- Is born in an European nation or territory; OR
- Is a citizen* of an European nation or territory and has not been a citizen of any non-European nation or territory during the previous thirty-six (36) months; OR
- Holds a current valid passport of a European nation or territory; AND
- Has not represented any non-European nation or territory in any international golf competition during the previous thirty-six (36) months.

Remarks:

*Definition of ‘citizen’: (i) a person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a nation (ii) a resident of a city or town entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there (iii) a native, inhabitant, or denizen of a particular place (iv) a person who is entitled to citizenship through naturalization.

All dates referred to in these rules relate to dates and times in Bangkok, Thailand where the Event will be held.

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